Celebrities born in the Year of Monkey

Updated: 2016-01-12 09:42

By Li Hongrui(chinadaily.com.cn)

Celebrities born in the Year of Monkey

Yao Ming. [Photo/IC]

Yao Ming

Yao Ming was born in 1980, the Year of the Monkey in Shanghai. He has had such a successful career that the documentary film, The Year of the Yao, records his time in the NBA. Under Yao's leadership, the Chinese national team won the 2001 FIBA Asian Championship, the 2003 FIBA Asian Championship, and the 2005 FIBA Asian Championship. Yao Ming always carries himself with a relaxed air and a constant smile. He is the pride of China forever.